Parents who have been searching for a pediatrician for their child in Ashland
now have a new choice: King’s Daughters Ashland Pediatrics.
Board-certified pediatrician Aaron McGuffin M.D., and nurse practitioner
Laura Wells lead the practice. McGuffin earned his medical degree and
completed his residency in internal medicine-pediatrics at Marshall University
School of Medicine. Wells received her doctorate of nursing practice from
the University of Kentucky. Together, they have more than 15 years of
“One thing we are really excited about being able to offer is walk
in appointments,” McGuffin said. “Parents can bring their
child to the office to be seen without an appointment any time between
8 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily.” This is especially beneficial to working
parents and when kids take ill unexpectedly or their symptoms worsen quickly.
The practice specializes in diagnosing and treating childhood illnesses
from minor health problems to serious diseases, from birth to adulthood.
- Physical exams and well-child visits
- Ensuring children meet milestones in growth, behavior, and skills
- Treating illnesses, infections, injuries, and other health problems
- Teaching parents about child health, safety, nutrition, and fitness needs
- Answering questions about child growth and development
- Referral to specialists if necessary
King’s Daughters Ashland Pediatrics is located in Suite 135 of the
Medical Arts Building, 2301 Lexington Ave., across from the emergency
department at KDMC. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays and 8 a.m. to 5
p.m. Tuesday through Friday. New patients are welcome. To schedule an
appointment, please call (606) 408-8400.
McGuffin and Wells are on staff at KDMC and will see hospitalized children
at the medical center.